Fwd: Emulating 8.2 images on QEMU for windows

Ton van Overbeek tvoverbeek at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 21:31:48 EST 2008

Forgot to cc devel@
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From: Ton van Overbeek <tvoverbeek at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: Emulating 8.2 images on QEMU for windows
To: Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com>

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 5:02 PM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh, and Ton - if you're interested in hacking on QEMU some more, I
> would love to see a build with some extra command line parameters:
> --start-kqemu    Executes 'net start kqemu' automatically if the service exists.

This will require some real hacking. Will probably require to run qemu as

> --window-title="...."   Changes the title of the window from QEMU to
> whatever, say 'OLPC Software Environment 8.2.0'.

You can already do this today.
Use the -name option on qemu:
.... -name "OLPC Software Environment 8.2.0" ....
The qemu window will then have "QEMU (OLPC Software Environment 8.2.0) as title.

> Then we could have the shortcut run qemu.exe directly and eliminate
> the command prompt window, for a more seamless experience.
> Best,
> Wade

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